Meet the Founder & CEO of Tecmark: Brent Harms

Posted by Krista Lessard on Mon, Apr 27, 2015 @ 09:54 AM

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"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."

- Walt Disney

 

 

As the Founder and Leader of Tecmark, Brent Harms believes in loyalty, the foundation of what Tecmark is today. In his professional life aside from Tecmark, he holds the title of Strategic Alliance Chair of EO Minnesota, and is a member of the Gustavus Adolphus College Economic and Management Department National Advisory Board, as well as a board member and advisor for a few other companies. He obtained a B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College and an M.B.A. from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Get to know a little more about Brent personally through our recent interview.

What motivates you?
Our core values, successful client programs, and my great team at Tecmark

Favorite quote or motto:
Many of the quotes of Walt Disney, my favorite entrepreneur

Best advice anyone has ever given you:
Create your own personal values and live by them in how you manage and use your most valuable resource; time.

Your life would be meaningless without....
Relationships and making a difference

Craziest thing you have ever done:
Modern dance in college

What TV show has you currently hooked?
The Goldbergs and Brooklyn Nine-Nine

What food can you simply not resist?
Ice cream and kettle corn

Do you have any pets?
No, though I have in the past and I grew up on a farm around many animals

What is a hobby you enjoy that most people may not know?
Legos!  I am currently building a city.  Each building has over 2000 parts!  I enjoy doing this on cold winter nights.

Who would you most like to meet and why?
Any successful entrepreneur. As one myself, I am fascinated by their stories, especially their reasons for building their companies.

What are you most afraid of?
Heights.  When we do Habitat for Humanity projects, I am never the one on the roof or second story scaffolding.  But recently, I did overcome the fear by tandem hang-gliding.

One short term goal:
Living by my personal values on a day to day basis

One long term goal:
We, at Tecmark, have a very defined goal to reach by 2025. I am on a mission to achieve this.

Favorite loyalty program:
I have several. For starters, our client programs, of course, as well as others such as Walgreens, Delta, Regal, and Best Buy.

To learn more about our team, click here.